Roxane Lundy

Roxane Lundy is a supporter of gender equality. She became politically active after becoming a member of the association “Osez le Féminisme”. During the summer of 2014, she worked with MP Maud Olivier on the abolition of prostitution and joint the « Mouvement des Jeunes Socialistes ». At the beginning of 2017, she worked at … Read more

Pedro Anastácio

Pedro Anastácio, 25 years old, is a lawyer with a Bachelor of Law, currently enrolled in the Master of Political Science and International Relations. He is a councilman in the Parish Council of Avenidas Novas, responsible for citizen participation, permits, law department and sports. He is a member of the national secretariat of the Socialist … Read more

Susana Duarte

Susana Duarte was born in the town of Oeiras in 1989. She has a Bachelor in History and a post-graduate education in Documentation and Information Sciences in the School of Arts and Humanities of the University of Lisbon. Since 2016, she is the administrative and financial director of the Social Democrat Youth. She is the … Read more

Raquel Abecasis

Maria Raquel Ferreira Castela Abecasis was a journalist for 28 years in Rádio Renascença, where she was a national and international reporter (she covered in particular the changes and conflicts in the Middle East, including the first gulf war), she was editor of national politics, chief of staff and associate director of Rádio Renascença. During … Read more

Sara Vicente Collado

Lawyer in practice since 2001. Feminist and activist for the right to equal opportunities between women and men. Coordinator of projects in the Commission for the Investigation of Mistreatment of Women in Spain where she has fought for the right of women to a life free of all forms of violence since 1996, including prostitution … Read more

Eduarda Marques

Born in Guimarães, graduated in Philosophy from the Faculty of Philosophy of Braga of the Catholic University of Portugal and post graduated in Marketing with specialization in Relational Marketing and Communication, from ISCTE. She was a teacher in the area of Social and Human Sciences and had directorships positions as a board member of Movijovem’s, … Read more

Teresa Fragoso

Teresa Fragoso has been president of the Commission for Citizenship and Gender Equality (CIG) since August 2016, following a previous tenure in the same position in 2011–2012. Ms Fragoso’s previous roles include working as a political adviser to the Portuguese Secretary of State for Citizenship and Gender Equality (2015–2016) as well as to the Portuguese … Read more

Natacha Amaro

Natacha Amaro, 43 years old, senior technician, born in Lisbon. She has a Bachelor degree in International Relations and a post-graduate degree in European Studies. She was connected to the European Parliament for ten years. She was elected by the PCP for the Lisbon Municipal Assembly in 2013 and became the alternate for the Commission … Read more

Aline Rossi

Aline Rossi is a Brazilian feminist activist and member of the Feminist Assembly of Lisbon (Assembleia Feminista de Lisboa). Founder of the blog “Feminismo Com Classe” [Feminism With Class], author and translator in the Brazilian digital magazine QG Feminista [Feminist HQ]. “Realising change” session Just to give a little context, the first time I encountered the issue … Read more

Renate van der Zee

Renate van der Zee (57) is a Dutch journalist, writer and feminist activist. She writes for leading Dutch newspapers and magazines and for the English newspaper The Guardian. Her main focus is on women’s rights. She has done extensive research into the Dutch sex industry and has written many articles and several books on human … Read more